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of chicago. this year, now president obama addressed the same issue at his second inauguration. >> obama: our journey is not complete until all of our children from the streets of detroit to the hills of appalachia to the quiet lanes of newtown know that they are cared for and cherished and always safe from harm. >> jennifer: sadly our children are not safe from harm. in fact, a 15-year-old girl who performed at that inauguration was killed yesterday by a shooter in chicago. she was shot in the back as she huddled under a canopy in a park seeking protection from a rain storm. she was only a mile from the president's home on chicago's south side. unbelievable. and from the streets of chicago to the halls of congress the debate continued today as wayne lapierre testified in senate hearings on gun violence. a question to wayne lapierre, dick durbin pointed directly to chuck's gun store. >> purchasers buy the guns there and they end up in the hands of criminals in chicago. we have to put an end to this. mr. lapierre some of your colleagues tell me senator you don't get t
convinced mccain but his ideas did convince another influential politician, president obama. the two of them, president obama and chuck hagel toured iraq and afghanistan together in 2008. afterwards obama said in a they agreed on almost every foreign policy issue. there was even speculation that the president might tap hagel for vice president. well, that, of course, didn't happen but the president did get hagel's endorsement. maybe that's what accounts for some of john mccain's bitterness. mccain isn't the only one who is lining up against hagel though. senator lindsey graham, mccain mccain's new bff also took a shot. he brought up hagel's newest comment that, quote the jewish lobby intimidateed law makers. >> name one person in your opinion who is intimidated by the israeli lobby in the united states senate. >> well, first. >> name one. >> i don't know. >> why would you say it? >> i didn't have in mind a specific person. >> jennifer: that, too went on and on. after the hearing graham, who up until that point had been none noncommittal told foreign policy magazine that he was unlikely to vo
out there, so, yes, this is a pressing issue right now. >> jennifer: let's listen for a second to president obama talking about the environment during his inaugural address. >> obama: we will respond to the threat of climate change knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. [ cheers and applause ] >> jennifer: well, in reality, of course, the president might have to rely on executive orders to get things done because there are so many people in the republican controlled house that don't believe in climate change at all. do you think, james, that there can be meaningful change with executive orders alone? >> this is the big question right now, isn't it? and just to step back one moment. it was important i think to mention just how prominent climate change was in that speech. i personally heard climate scientists and climate journalists cheering around the country. and it took eight sentences in the inaugural address. >> jennifer: woo! >> yeah but of course congress will be contrary to any big grand deals. i think pres
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